On This Day

What Happened in September 1627

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 Pierre Verdier, French composer working in Sweden, born in Paris (d. 1706)

Person of interestJacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Sep 27 Jacques-Benigne bossuet, French bishop and writer (Louis XIV court preacher), born in Dijon, France (d. 1704)

Bishop and Writer Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
Bishop and Writer
Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
  • Sep 30 Robinson Crusoe, fictional character, according to Daniel Defoe

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 20 Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (b. 1560)